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Installing htop on OSX Lion

Installing htop on Lion

The homeboys at Homebrew decided to make the "htop" package unofficial, stranding many users. Here's how to get some htop goodness working again.

Fresh Install

brew install autoconf 
brew link autoconf
brew install automake
brew install --HEAD    
chmod 6555 /usr/local/Cellar/htop/HEAD/binhtop
sudo chown root /usr/local/Cellar/htop/HEAD/binhtop

Fixing htop after Lion upgrade

Uninstall htop first, then execute the commands above for a fresh install.

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